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8-Days, Costa Rica & Panama Cruise aboard the 24-cabin sailboat S/C Panorama

Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the Pacific Ocean coast line of Costa Rica. We will reach the scenic National Park of Manuel Antonio, witness life in the Darrien Jungle, visit Pearl and Negritas islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich flora and fauna diversity to intrigue you.

Trip Highlights include:
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  • Small-ship ambiance
  • Up close and personal cruising to unique ports
  • All outside cabins
  • 7 nights onboard ship
  • All meals starting with lunch on Day 1 through breakfast on Day 8
  • Darrien Jungle
  • Gatun Lake
  • Pearl Islands
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Panama City

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8-Days, Cruise on the S/C Panorama Dates & Rates

EXTRA HIGHLIGHT | The Cruise departure of December 30, 2017 additionally features a PANAMA CANAL CROSSING and will embark at COLON 2000 Cruise Terminal, Panama.

2017 $
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2018 $

Notes:
1. Single Supplements in Category C & B cabins are 50% additional. Single Supplement in Cat A is 75%. 3rd Person Reduction in Cat B is 30%.
2. Port taxes of $450 per person not included - to be added to cruise cost.
3. Reservations require a 25% per person deposit and final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
4. Cancelation Terms: If your cancellation request is received more than 120 days prior to your initial sailing date, a $500 non-refundable administrative fee will be charged per booking. Cancellation requests received within: 120 – 91 days prior to the initial sailing date, 50% of the total cruise fare per person; 90–0 days prior to the initial sailing date or nonappearance at the time of sailing, 100% of the total cruise fare per person.

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Panama & Costa Rica Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
day 1
Embarkation - 15:00 to 16.30. Welcome reception and safety drill. Late afternoon optional walking tour in old Panama City, Casco Viejo. Overnight in port.

Day 2: Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
day 2
Morning Optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama city and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks.

Day 3: Pearl Islands, Panama
day 3
Early morning sailing to Pearl Islands – Panama. Early morning arrival in Pearl Islands. Morning swimming and snorkeling. Late evening sailing to Playa Muerto. Overnight at anchor.

Day 4: Playa Muerto - Darrien Jungle, Panama
day 4
Optional excursion in the Darrien National park. We are then welcomed by Embera Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions. Afternoon sailing to Cebaco Island – Overnight at sea.

Day 5: Caleta Caiman / Restingue Island - Cebaco Island, Panama
day 5
Morning arrival in Caleta Caiman/ Restingue Island for an amazing swimming and snorkeling experience in this little paradise island. Around noon we will to nearby Cebaco Island. Beach BBQ and time to swim and enjoy the beautiful beach. Early afternoon, sailing to Golfo Dulce, Golfito. Overnight at sea.

Day 6: Golfito - Casa Orquideas - Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
day 6
We reach Golfito in the early morning for immigration procedures before continuing our sailing to nearby Casa Orquideas where we anchor. Optional excursion in Casa Orquideas, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Visit of extensive and very well kept grounds. Time to swim at the end of the visit. We then sail across the Bay to Puerto Jimenez while having a BBQ on deck. We reach Puerto Jimenez early in the afternoon. Optional Osa Peninsula excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. Overnight at sea to Quepos.

Day 7: Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica
day 7
Morning arrival in Quepos and transfer to the MANUEL ANTONIO RESERVE, for your morning Optional Excursion, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch you can take one of the optional Forest Canopy excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz. Playa Bisanz afternoon swim. (Savegre River or Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz). Tropical Farewell evening with dinner and party. Late evening sailing to Puerto Caldera.

Day 8: Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
day 8
Arrival in Puerto Caldera Port 08:00. Disembarkation 09:00 to 10:00.

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Map & Destinations

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1 - Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
2 - Gatun Lake, Panama Canal, Panama
3 - Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
4 - Playa Muerto, Darrien, Panama
5 - Granito de Oro and Coiba Islands, Costa Rica
6 - Golfito, Costa Rica
7 - Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce, , Costa Rica
8 - Playa Biesanz, Quepos/Costa Rica
9 - Quepos - Manuel Antonio Nature Reserve, Costa Rica
10 - Curu, Costa Rica
11 - Tortuga Island, Costa Rica
12 - Puntarenas Port, Costa Rica


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S/C Panorama I Ship Specifications & Deck Plan

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Launched: 1993
Rebuilt: 2008 and remodeling in 2014
Length: 54.00 meters
Breadth: 12.00 meters
Draft: 5.00 meters
Crew: 16 - 18 persons
Cruising speed: 11.00 knots
Cabins: 25
Cabins sizes range from (118-260sq. ft.)

The Panorama is a 3 masted motor sailer to cruiser which can accommodate up to 49 passengers in 24 cabins. The Panorama was launched in 1993 and was rebuilt in 2001. The public areas and cabins were renovated in 2015.This state of the art sail cruiser has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings, from the Seychelles to Monte Carlo and from the Black Sea to Cuba. It offers the highest standard of accommodation, comfort and safety. During the day, life on board centers around the outdoor areas including the 2 bars and the sun deck. In the evening you can relax in one of the ship’s two lounges or the library, and enjoy a drink while listening to music. The swimming platform on PANORAMA’s stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.

THE CABINS

The PANORAMA’s cabins are located on 3 decks and are finished with wooden furniture and light fabrics. Cabins on the Upper and main decks are equipped with windows while cabins on the lower deck have portholes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble. All cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone (for internal use), hair- dryers, mini-fridge, central music, public address system and safe boxes, and have an average size of 12 m2.

cuba cruise panorama I A cabin  Category A cabins: Upper Deck or Main Deck - 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin
The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.

cuba cruise panorama I B cabin  Category B cabins: Lower Deck - 2 Lower Beds
The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.

cuba cruise panorama I C  cabin  Category C cabins: Lower Deck - 1 Double Bed Cabin
The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.

cuba cruise panorama I lounge  Lounge Area:
The lounge is situated on the main deck and has a library where you can enjoy a book and look through the floor to roof windows.

cuba cruisepanorama I sun deck  Sundeck:
During the day life on board centers around the outdoor areas, the sun deck and the shaded exterior deck on the aft of the Panorama.

cuba cruise panorama I upper deck bar  Upper Deck Bar Lounge area:
The classy spacious indoor and outdoor bar lounge area is located on the Upper Deck and is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views and is ideal to relax in the evening.

panorama I dining room  Dining Area:
The spacious dining room is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views and accommodates all guests in one seating.


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